Achtung Custom Campervans in Geelong, VIC
What you need to know when selling your vehicle

The following is an excerpt from Money Magazine – August 2021 Edition.  Need some tips for the successful sale of a vehicle? All it really takes is some preparation. Plan your sale Take a look around and decide if now is a good time to be selling your particular car. Do you intend to sell …

Engineer approved Campervan
Why you need engineer approval for your campervan conversion

Why do you need engineer approval for your campervan conversion or vehicle modification?  It’s a complicated world out there and the vast number of new campervan conversion companies popping up around Australia give you loads of options to choose from for your campervan conversion.  One thing you should never compromise on is safety and financial …

VW Campervan for sale Victoria
VW Campervans for sale Victoria

Looking for VW campervans for sale in Victoria?  Achtung Camper is based in Geelong which is 1 hour out of Melbourne.  Alternatively you can visit caravancampingsales.com.au which is the caravan and camping arm of the well known car sales website carsales.com.au.  Browse through any local options for new or used VW campervans for sale Victoria and …

Motorhome virtual tour
What is the Twinned Toilet Initiative?

Recently we have been getting some questions from our clients wondering about the Toilet Twinning initiative we offer when you purchase an Achtung Campervan.  With the purchase of your Achtung Camper, we donate a “twin” toilet to an impoverished family in underserved communities worldwide.  People within these communities will build their own toilets with the help of the Toilet Twinning project. This approach …

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Choosing the right bike rack for your VW Campervan

Let us help you choose the right bike rack for your VW Campervan! Here at Achtung Camper we often get asked about what is the right bike rack to choose for our VW campervan.  The weight of e-bikes, ease of use, access to the rear of your Campervan and securing the bike from opportunistic theft …

motorhome hotel travel australia
Travel in Australia: Motorhome or Hotel

As you travel around Australia in your motorhome – we know that yes, a luxury 5-star hotel comes with its perks (fluffy bathrobes and room service are NICE!) but which holiday accommodation option wins out in terms of convenience and a good night’s sleep? Motorhome or hotel room? We pick apart the ups and downs …

THE CAMPERVAN VS THE MOTORHOME

There’s no doubt about it, if you want a camping experience in nature, get a campervan. Because the van is smaller you will spend more time ‘living’ outside, and isn’t this just the point of going camping?  Sure, it is, if the weather’s good!  In a motorhome, because the cooking is already set up inside …

Campervan fridges
Fridge options for your Campervan

We know how confusing it can be to decide what fridge to get in your campervan so we’re going to break it down for you so you can understand the difference between each fridge. Firstly, the most important question…. Will your campervan be a Long Wheel Base or Short Wheel Base? The answer to this …

VW T6.1
VW T6.1 Transporter Specifications

After a very long wait, we’ve finally got the low down on the new VW T6.1 Transporter.  From van colours to mirrors we’ve got all the standard specifications plus awesome features available. Standard Exterior Upgraded Halogen Headlight (H7) Redesigned front bumper and radiator grille New fender badging New exterior colours Standard Interior Redesigned dash panel …

Campervan hot water shower
HOT WATER – DO I NEED IT AND HOW DOES IT WORK? 

Hot water, what a luxury…do you need this in your campervan?  Absolutely not!    Why would you want it?  Because if you have to wash dishes in your van it’s much easier to do with hot water.  Because if you want to shower comfortably in your van and not just when the weather’s hot outside, you’d …

Caravan and Camping exhibition
Dusseldorf Caravan Salon Exhibition 2019!

Air Trip! Achtung Camper has been lucky enough to again visit the biggest campervan and caravan exhibition in the world Caravan Salon this year in Dusseldorf, Germany.  We’ll be taking over our Facebook page and bringing you the highlights over the next few weeks. Caravan Salon (Dusseldorf exhibition) highlight 1: A Checking out the new …

campervan alarm system
Campervan Alarm Systems

Worried about security on the road? These alarm systems mean you can travel confidently to remote areas, go for long hikes and spend hours on the beach without the stress that your home on the road will be compromised. WiTi Anti-Theft Alarm Features Specifically designed for campervans. Detects movement from outside the van by its …